Zacchaeus (Za-kee´uhs)

1 An officer in Judas Maccabeus’s army (2Macc 10:19). 2 A wealthy tax collector in Jericho (Luke 19:1-10). Learning that Jesus was to pass by, he climbed a tree for a better view. Surprisingly, Jesus summoned him and ate with him. Zacchaeus’s promise to contribute to the poor and restore fourfold those wrongfully treated stands in sharp contrast to the response of the rich ruler (Luke 18:18-25).

2Macc 10:19

19Maccabeus left Simon and Joseph, and also Zacchaeus and his troops, a force sufficient to besiege them; and he himself set off for places where he was more ur ... View more

Luke 19:1-10

Jesus and Zacchaeus
1He entered Jericho and was passing through it.2A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich.3He was trying to ... View more

Luke 18:18-25

The Rich Ruler
18A certain ruler asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”19Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good ... View more

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